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Call for Chapters - Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts (Edited Volume)

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 6:07am
Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) and Dr. Kathy-Ann Tan (University of Tübingen, Germany)

We are looking for contributors to our volume of critical essays on _Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts_ (working title). The book aims to provide an interdisciplinary overview of, as well as new approaches to, existing notions of home in its many different facets. The two editors of the collection are literary and cultural studies scholars; approaches from other disciplines, such as history, sociology, urban studies, art, media and visual studies, architecture, legal studies, philosophy, psychology, etc., are, however, highly encouraged. The book contract has been secured with a reputable German university press. Aimed date of publication is Fall 2014.

July 20th 2013

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 11:03am
Royal Commonwealth Society, Uni Yao 1

We are looking for complete papers to complete an ongoing edited volume of a collection of articles on the following theme:


Editors: Ernest L. VEYU (Ph.D.) & Valentine N. UBANAKO (Ph.D.)

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 8:46am
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Kaleidoscope is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal (ISSN 1756-8137) edited by postgraduates at Durham University. Working under the auspices of the Institute of Advanced Study (, Kaleidoscope is designed to foster communication between postgraduates in different disciplines, to promote excellence in interdisciplinary research, and to raise awareness of the IAS as a public forum for interdisciplinary scholarship.

Self-Education and the Long Nineteenth Century

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 9:37am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Self-Education and the Long Nineteenth Century

This panel will explore the idea of self-education in 19th and early 20th-century British literature to reflect on the current definition and function of literature within and outside institutions. Potential topics include: autodidact characters in the novel, education and class conflict, women readers/writers/scholars, the 'art novel' vs. genre fiction, aesthetics and self-culture, literature's emergence as a discipline, popular lectures, autobiography & life writing.

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:39pm
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manifestations of a protest culture encircling the globe. No longer silent in the face of the continuing effects of colonialism and its derivative hierarchical structures, indigenous populations and other citizens are registering their discontent, while fostering networks of solidarity.

CFP Oscar Wilde at NeMLA-- deadline Sept 20, 2013

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 4:35pm
Annette M. Magid/ Northeast Modern Language Association

Subject: The Wilde Celebration: A Retrospective Commemorating the 160th Anniversary of Oscar Wilde's Birth

Northeast Modern Language Association
April 3rd – 6th, 2014
Harrisburg, PA
Paper Proposal/ Abstract deadline: September 20th, 2013